China's increased military spending might not preclude its "peaceful rise," but Beijing isn't inspiring any confidence among its neighbors.
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By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it.
China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington's "pivot" to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.